Macau destination information

All you need to know before visiting Macau

Macau summary

Macau is a small country with around 649K Macanese. Official languages are Chinese and Portuguese. Macau uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+08:00. Currency used in Macau is Pataca (MOP).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 27
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 61

ATMs in Macau are Available everywhere. Internet speed in Macau is on average 10.1 Mbps. In Macau you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

🏙️ Macau
🗣️ Portuguese Chinese
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 649K ☀️ ~23 °C 🌧 ~179 mm 👍 Developed 🚩 0k km2 (0k mi²)
🎫 Visa Exemption
🗺️ Passport Strength
📧 Macanese visa Online
🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

Macau uses 220V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type G.

Languages 🗣️

  • Portuguese
  • Chinese


Currency 💱

1 MOP = 0.12 USD

Macau uses the Macanese pataca (symbol: P), code MOP.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20 and 10 patacas. Pataca is subdivided into 100 avos. Coins come in denominations of 10, 5, 2 and 1 patacas.

ATM 🏧🏦

Available everywhere

Automatic teller machines are everywhere in Macau. Pretty much anywhere you look there will be an ATM. Macau has one of the highest ATM densities in the world.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Tipping 💁🏽

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Macau uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.

Roaming 🌐

If you don't want to buy SIM card in Macau upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Emergency Calls 🚨

Police :


Ambulance :


Fire department :


Calling ☎️


To call Macau, dial +, then 853 (the country code for Macau), then the area code and the local number.


international: + 853 1234567
calling local: 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Macau is on average 10.1 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Macau is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

SIM Card #️⃣

You can buy a SIM card for about 301.54 MOP, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: 3 (Three), CTM or SmarTone.


Rules 🚗

In Macau you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

Limits 🚦

Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 20-60 km/h (12-37 mph) in all built-up areas, 50-80 km/h (31-49 mph) on undivided highways, 60-80 km/h (37-49 mph) on motorways and 60-80 km/h (37-49 mph) on expressways.


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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Visa Exemption

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Passport Strength

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Macanese visa Online

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Macanese embassies

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